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Food Poisoning Suit Filed Against Wonderful Pistachios

Wonderful Pistachios, a California company that sells pistachio nuts all over the country, has been hit by a class action suit due to a salmonella outbreak that was allegedly caused by the company’s pistachio nuts.  The plaintiff, Alejandro Reyes, also names retailer Sam’s Club as a defendant in the civil suit. Reyes filed the suit…

Shark Attack Victim Wakes from Coma

Leanne Erickson, the 36-year-old mother of three who had just recently survived a shark attack at San Onofre State Beach, has woken from a medically-induced coma. She already had 2 surgeries to her legs and buttocks and several more surgeries are still needed. According to her doctors at the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla,…

Another Ford Recall: This Time for the F250 Pickup Truck

In the last few years, it seems like vehicle recalls occur regularly. Just recently (April 2017), Ford issued a recall for more than 50,000 F-250 pickup trucks that were sold in the US and Canada. The vehicles involved are those F-250s that have the 6.2L gas engine from its truck plant in Louisville, KY. Ford…

10 Brands of Garbage Disposals Recalled for Flying Metal Shrapnel

Product recalls may involve serious defects that need to be corrected right away. These recalls include cars, infant equipment, medicine, and these days even garbage disposals. If you have a garbage disposal at home, find out if it’s part of the recent garbage disposal recall. The Problem that Could Cause Injuries According to the notice…

Police Radar Guns Can Now Detect Texting While Driving

Speeding is one of the more dangerous driving infractions because it’s more likely to end up in a car crash. That’s why traffic enforcers always use radar guns. These devices can accurately measure your car’s speed, and the police can bust you if you’re over the speed limit. But with advancements in technology, new radar…

Tesla on Autopilot Hits Police Motorcycle

On March 21, 2017, a Phoenix, Arizona police motorcycle was hit by a Tesla vehicle. According to published reports in the Arizona Republic, the Tesla vehicle was working in autopilot mode at the time of the incident. What Happened in the crash? Published reports claim the driver of the Tesla and an on-duty police officer on a…

Safety Coalition Warns about Defective Airbags

Airbags work in conjunction with seatbelts to reduce the severity of injuries in case of a car crash. They tend to be very reliable, except when they’re defective. That’s the contention of a safety coalition comprised of state and civic officials about the Takata airbags. The Orange County Register has reported that these faulty airbags…